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Some banks and credit unions are waiving late fees or offering low-interest loans. But the longer the shutdown continues, the harder it becomes for furloughed workers and contractors to stay afloat.
Jan. 14, 2019
The utility says it could be facing tens of billions in liability costs connected to the 2017 and 2018 Northern California wildfires. PG&E also says its CEO is stepping down.
Jan. 14, 2019
Educators and their supporters gathered outside of schools Monday, then converged near Los Angeles City Hall in a sea of umbrellas, ponchos and signs. LA last saw a teacher strike nearly 30 years ago.
Jan. 14, 2019
The longtime Iowa Republican congressman is under fire, once again, for controversial, racially charged remarks. House Democrats are also planning a vote of disapproval and some want to censure King.
Jan. 14, 2019
Joshua Mezrich has performed hundreds of kidney, liver and pancreas transplants. He shares stories from the operating room in his book, When Death Becomes Life.
Jan. 14, 2019
President Trump's nominee to serve as attorney general, William Barr, sought to assure members of Congress he won't thwart the special counsel's investigation after his earlier criticism.
Jan. 14, 2019
In New Orleans, the lifelike representations have become a part of the city's tradition of social grieving and are a source of healing, especially in communities that have suffered from gun violence.
Jan. 14, 2019
The president says he's never worked for Russia after The New York Times and The Washington Post raised new questions about his relationship with Moscow amid the unresolved special counsel probe.
Jan. 14, 2019
The "black box" may provide insight into what happened in the minutes before the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plunged into the Java Sea, killing all 189 people aboard.
Jan. 14, 2019
"Grain" has been limited by federal law to four crops: corn, wheat, rye and barley. But a broadened definition has been proposed, sparking more experimentation and creativity in the whiskey industry.
Jan. 14, 2019
While Border Patrol agents build up fences in San Diego to guard against a national security threat, Central American migrants waiting in Tijuana consider whether the journey was worth the effort.
Jan. 14, 2019
Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz was onstage at an event to raise money for children's hospitals when he was stabbed in the heart and abdomen.
Jan. 14, 2019
Iran says its intentions are peaceful, but the U.S. worries the planned launches are really about developing weapons — specifically, intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Jan. 14, 2019
The former attorney general, nominated to return to run the Justice Department, backed President George H.W. Bush's decision to pardon ex-Reagan officials caught up in an earlier imbroglio.
Jan. 14, 2019
Creating an exercise habit doesn't mean you have to spend hours sweating on a treadmill. Start small, build up slowly and remember that all movement counts — even vacuuming, if you do it vigorously.
Jan. 14, 2019

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